We put the power of successful TCU alumni in the finance field to work for you. Our Transaction and Investment Professionals (TIP) Board will guide you through résumé writing, interview preparation, internship and career opportunities, and career planning.

Since the founding of the Transaction and Investment Professionals Board in 2014, the average annual student placement has tripled.

Mission

To promote the competitiveness and placement of TCU students and alumni among the highest ranks of the transaction and related industries including investment banking, equity research, private equity and hedge funds.

Vision

To build a successful and sustainable organization through the development and mentorship of students, giving them the resources and support to develop into confident and inspiring professionals.

98%
Placement Rate
Competitive Finance Internships since 2014
173
Students Placed
Full-time Finance Positions since 2014 

Location by Industry pie chart

Placement by Location pie chart

104
Students Placed
Bulge Bracket or Elite Advisory Boutique Summer Analyst Programs since 2014

Placement by company bar graph

A Hub for Career Opportunities

From major finance companies to elite business schools, TIP Board alumni gain access to industry and educational leaders, including:

  • Cinctive
  • Cotton Creek Capital
  • Chicago Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
  • Crestline Investors
  • EIV Capital
  • GCM Grosvenor
  • Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley
  • Hicks Equity Partners
  • Insight Equity
  • Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern
  • Koch Industries
  • Lantern Asset Management 
  • Liberty Hall Capital Partners
  • Linden Capital Partners
  • LongWater Opportunities

  • Luther King Capital Management 
  • Marshall School of Business, USC
  • McCombs School of Business, University of Texas
  • Nike
  • NGP Energy Capital
  • Pearl Energy Investments
  • Pharos Capital Group
  • Pritzker Private Capital
  • Q Investments
  • Sante Ventures
  • The Sterling Group
  • Vista Equity Partners
  • Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania
  • Yum! Brands
  • Zillow

Jose Barron Jose Barron
Goldman Sachs
Dallas
Jacob Choulet Jacob Choulet
Zillow
Phoenix
Jason Cline Jason Cline
BofA Securities
New York
Michael Edgcomb Michael Edgecomb
Citi
Chicago
Anna Pelch Anna Pelch
Pritzker Private Capital
Chicago
Madison Stottle Madison Stottle
Pizza Hut
Dallas
Blake Tilley Blake Tilley
Cotton Creek Capital
Austin
Bennett Yasskin Bennett Yasskin
Linden Capital Partners
Chicago

Jake Carty Sarah Cullen horned frog
Jake Carty
Citi
Houston
Sarah Cullen
BofA Securities
New York
Jonathan Dick
Jefferies
Houston
Dylan Dotter James Griffin David Hansen
Dylan Dotter
EVI Capital
Houston
James Griffin
Credit Suisse
New York
David Hansen
BofA Securities
New York
Erin Heffernan Morris Herman Drew Homa
Erin Heffernan
William Blair
San Francisco
Morris Herman
Goldman Sachs
Dallas
Drew Homa
BofA Securities
Houston
Bianca Hursh Jake Lansford Conner Lovely
Bianca Hursh
XSELL
San Francisco
Jake Lansford
Houlihan Lokey
Dallas
Conner Lovely
Vista Equity Partners
Austin
Dominic Micheli Kelli Pedersen Mark Senter
Dominic Micheli
Goldman Sachs
Dallas
Kelli Pederson
Goldman Sachs
New York
Mark Senter
NGP
Dallas
Joyce Shen Dalton Standish Pierce Stonesifer
Joyce Shen
BofA Securities
Chicago
Dalton Standish
Goldman Sachs
Dallas
Pierce Stonesifer
Jefferies
Houston
Brooks Thomas Grace Turner Ben Warren
Brooks Thomas
Houlihan Lokey
Dallas
Grace Turner
L Catterton
New York
Ben Warren
Scotiabank
New York
Teal Weaver Griffin Whiting  
Teal Weaver
Prizeout
New York
Griffin Whiting
Aimpera Capital
San Francisco
 
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Apply

The Transaction and Investment Professionals (TIP) Board offers mentoring for select TCU finance majors. Mentors have high expectations of all students accepted. Ensure you meet the following requirements.
 

How to Apply

  • Next application cycle opens Fall 2021.
  • A résumé must be submitted with the application.
  • Applicants selected for interviews will be notified. 

Apply Now
 

TIP Board Info Session Dates/Locations:

9/27/2021 4:00-5:00 p.m. NEEL 1509
10/1/2021 3:00-4:00 p.m. NEEL 1509
10/18/2021 7:00-8:00 p.m. NEEL 1218

 

Selection Timeline

  • Application deadline: October 25, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. CST.
  • Program interviews and selections will take place prior to the end of the semester.
  • Selection will be contingent on maintaining a competitive GPA after fall semester grades are posted.

  • 3.5 cumulative GPA by the end of sophomore fall semester is required for consideration (but does not guarantee admittance).
  • In good standing with TCU and the Neeley School of Business when applying and through graduation.

  • Act in good faith to the objectives of the mentors.
  • Commit to regular dialogue with mentors.
  • Respond within 24 hours of initial mentor communication.
  • Schedule monthly status update calls with junior and senior mentors.
  • Commit to the preparation needed to obtain an upper-level finance internship.
  • Commit to join the board after graduation if invited.
  • The mentors may remove a participant at any time if not meeting expectations.